According to a recent estimate, more than half of the electricity used in the U.S. in 2020 was generated through fossil fuels, or non-renewable energy sources. Find out more about fossil fuels and their effects on the environment and health, and learn about cleaner, renewable energy sources.
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Topic search: electricity, renewable and nonrenewable resources
Category search: energy and conservation.
Gale In Context – Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits)
Offers easy-to-use, age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation makes it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.
School information Grade Levels: elementary school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, geography, history, math, science and social studies
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